Small Arms Market - Trends Forecast Till 2028

Small Arms Market, by End-Use Sector (Defense, Civil & Commercial), Type (Pistol, Revolver, Rifle, Machine Gun, Shotgun), Caliber (5.56MM, 7.62MM, 9MM), Technology, Cutting Type, Firing Systems, Action and Geography (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa and South America)

Published Date: December, 2021

Base Year Estimate: 2020

Report ID: D-AD-SAM-686


Number of Pages: 273

Domain: Aerospace & Defense

Small Arms Market – Trends Forecast Till 2028

The global Small Arms market size is projected to reach USD 9.8 billion by 2026 at a CAGR of 2.4% from USD 8.9 billion in 2021 during the forecast period 2021-2028.

Due to the raised air traffic along with militarization of police forces along with the changed nature of warfare are some of the factors that have supported long-term expansion for Small Arms Market.

The COVID-19 pandemic is causing widespread concern and economic hardship for consumers, businesses, and communities across the globe. With disrupted supply chains and assembly lines along with the non decided delivery orders have made a downfall to the sector.

Small Arms Market Research Analysis

North America is expected to be the largest market during the forecast period. Surge in defence expenditure across the nation along with the increased popularity of sporting and hunting activities amongst civilians have led to growth of the market in the region.

Small Arms Market is segmented into End-use Sector, Caliber, Type, Firing System, Action, Cutting Type, Technology and geography.

On the basis of Type

  • Pistol
  • Revolver
  • Rifles
  • Shotgun
  • Machine Gun
  • Others

On the basis of End-User Industry

  • Defense
    • Military
    • Law Enforcement
  • Civil & Commercial
    • Sporting
    • Hunting
    • Self-defense
    • Others

On the basis of Caliber

  • 9mm
  • 5.56mm
  • 7.62mm
  • 12.7mm
  • 14.5mm
  • Others

On the basis of Cutting Type

  • Smooth bore
  • Threaded/Rifled

On the basis of Firing System

  • Gas-operated
  • Recoil-operated
  • Manual

On the basis of Technology

  • Guided
  • Unguided

On the basis of Action

  • Semi-automatic
  • Automatic

On the basis of Region

  • Asia Pacific
  • North America
  • Europe
  • South America
  • Middle East & Africa

Insights are provided for each region and major countries within the regions

Small Arms Market Primary Respondent


Key Players

  • Colt’s Manufacturing LLC
  • Sig Sauer
  • Steyr Arms
  • Remington Outdoor Company
  • Smith & Wesson
  • Daniel Defense Inc.
  • Sturm
  • Ruger & Co., Inc.
  • Israel Weapons Industr
  • Heckler & Koch Gmbh
  • GLOCK Ges.m.b.H.
  • Kalashnikov Group
  • Èeská Zbrojovka a.s.

Recent Developments

  • In May 2020, Colt Canada which is a subsidiary of Colt’s Manufacturing Company LLC, was offered a contract by the Canadian Department of National Defense which asked for the supply of 272 of the new C20 semi-automatic rifle.
  • In May 2020, Colt’s Manufacturing Company LLC was offered a contract by Joint Foreign Military Sales for supplying of M16A4 Rifles from the US Army.

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Report Scope


Report Feature


Market Revenue In 2021

USD 8.9 billion

Growth Rate

CAGR of 2.4% during the forecasting period, 2021-2028

Historical Data


Forecast Years


Base Year


Units Considered

Revenue in USD million and CAGR from 2021 to 2028

Report Segmentation

End-use Sector, Calibre, Type, Firing System, Action, Cutting Type, Technology and geography

Report Attribute

Market Revenue Sizing (Global, Regional and Country Level) Company Share Analysis, Market Dynamics, Company Profiling

Regional Level Scope

North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, South America, and Middle East and Africa

Country Level Scope

U.S., Japan, Germany, U.K., China, India, Brazil, UAE, South Africa (50+ Countries Across the Globe)

Companies Profiled

Colt’s Manufacturing LLC, Sig Sauer, Steyr Arms, Remington Outdoor Company, Smith & Wesson, Daniel Defense Inc., Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc., Israel Weapons Industry, Heckler & Koch Gmbh, GLOCK Ges.m.b.H., Kalashnikov Group, and Èeská Zbrojovka a.s.

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